Author Archives: RHA

21 Apr
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Residents work to transform Orchid neighborhood

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Three years ago Rockford’s Orchid neighborhood was named the fifth most dangerous area in the country according to a website called Neighborhood Scout. But, today, residents say it’s a different story. “Oh my gosh, it was ...

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17 Apr
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Rockford gets help with Ellis Heights home demolitions

Friday, April 17, 2015 By Brian Leaf Rockford Register Star Posted Apr. 17, 2015 at 12:08 PM Updated Apr 18, 2015 at 4:20 PM ROCKFORD — The end is near for the yellow house at 204 Irving Ave. The damaged ...

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02 Apr
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Digging Deeper: Online applications for Section 8 housing draws concerns

Thursday, April 2, 2015 13 WREX By Rebecca Klopf For the first time in almost a decade, Rockford Housing Authority will open up the wait list for Section 8 housing. Those are vouchers people can use to help pay rent. ...

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01 Apr
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Resident Focus April 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Read the April 2015 Resident Programs Newsletter here: Resident Focus

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31 Mar
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Digging Deeper: RHA, city leaders mulling over future public housing locations

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 WREX 13 By Kelsie Passolt 13 News is digging deeper on a controversial subject in Rockford that right now has no solution — public housing. When it comes to changing public housing, Rockford aldermen are asking ...

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31 Mar
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Rockford Housing Authority director pitches plan to remake city’s public housing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star ROCKFORD — Rockford Housing Authority officials began a testy dialogue Monday night with aldermen about how to best redevelop Rockford’s public housing complexes. Executive Director Ron Clewer presented a five-year plan ...

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31 Mar
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RHA, city leaders mulling over future public housing locations

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 13 News is digging deeper on a controversial subject in Rockford that right now has no solution — public housing. When it comes to changing public housing, Rockford aldermen are asking questions.  They have been for ...

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30 Mar
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Rockford alderman, housing authority meet again to discuss Fairgrounds Valley

Monday, March 30, 2015 13 WREX by Kelsie Passolt Rockford Housing Authority and aldermen meet to work through issues on government-assisted living.  Both sides are figuring out how to move forward with one of Rockford’s public housing complexes– Fairgrounds Valley. ...

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29 Mar
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The rocky road to redevoloping Rockford’s public housing

Sunday, March 29, 2015 By Lindsey Holden Rockford Register Star Posted Mar. 28, 2015 at 11:30 AM ROCKFORD — Two years after Linda Seay moved into her apartment in the Jane Addams Park complex, she still feels lucky to call ...

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29 Mar
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RHA returns to City Council with Updated Plans for Fairgrounds Redevelopment

Sunday, March 29, 2015 WIFR 23 ROCKFORD (WIFR) — There’s a new plan to revamp public housing in Rockford. This coming after city council shot down previous plans for the Fairgrounds Valley Housing Complex. Rockford Housing Authority’s CEO Ron Clewer ...

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